Free agent shooting guard Lou Williams has agreed to join the Lakers. Williams will sign a three-year deal worth $21 million, according to a report. LouWill won 6MOY in 2014-15 with the Toronto Raptors. He joins a Lakers rotation of guards that already includes Kobe Bryant, Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young and rookie D’Angelo Russell.
From Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
The Los Angeles Lakers have reached agreement to sign free-agent guard Lou Williams to a three-year, $21 million contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Williams, 28, was the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year last season after averaging a career-high 15.5 points with 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 80 games for the Toronto Raptors. In 10 NBA seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks and Raptors, Williams has averaged 11.9 points while making 34.1 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Williams’ agent Wallace Prather completed the deal with Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak on Sunday.